Welcome to the Alcorn State University Career Services Department

At Alcorn State University, we believe that education goes beyond the classroom.  Our dedicated Career Services Department is committed to empowering our students and alumni with the tools and resources needed to achieve their professional goals and succeed in today’s competitive job market.
Our services are designed to support students at every stage of their career development journey.  Whether you are a freshman exploring potential career paths or a senior preparing to enter the workforce, we are here to help you make informed decisions and build a solid foundation for your future.
Here are some of the valuable services we offer:
  1. Career Counseling: Our experienced career counselors are available to guide you through the career planning process. They will work closely with you to identify your interests, strengths, and career goals, helping you make informed decisions about your academic and professional choices.
  2. Resume and Cover Letter Assistance: Crafting an impressive resume and cover letter is essential when applying for internships, part-time jobs, or full-time positions.  Our team of experts will provide personalized guidance to help you create professional documents that effectively showcase your skills and experiences.
  3. Interview Preparation: We understand that interviews can be nerve-wracking, but with our interview preparation resources and mock interview sessions, you can gain confidence and improve your performance. We will provide valuable feedback and guidance to help you present yourself effectively to potential employers.
  4. Job and Internship Search Support: Our department maintains strong relationships with a wide network of employers both locally and nationally. We regularly post job and internship opportunities on our online platform, making it easier for you to explore and apply for positions that align with your interest.
  5. Career Workshops and Events: We organize a variety of workshops, seminars, and career fairs throughout the year to connect you with industry professionals, alumni, and potential employers. These events offer valuable networking opportunities and enable you to gain insights into various career fields.
  6. Alumni Support: Our commitment to your success extends beyond graduation. We provide ongoing career support for your alumni, helping you navigate career transitions, explore advanced education options, and stay connected with the Alcorn State University community.
We are dedicated to fostering your personal and professional growth, empowering you to pursue rewarding careers and make a  positive impact in your chosen field. Visit our website, schedule an appointment, or drop by our office to access our services and embark on an exciting career journey.
Remember, your success starts here at the Alcorn State University Career Services Department. Let us help you unlock your full potential and achieve your career aspirations.

Job Resources

Handshake is a one-stop shop for your professional development needs! Find and apply for internships & jobs, RSVP for events such as career fairs and conferences, schedule a career counseling appointment, explore resources, participate in on-campus interviewing, and so much more.

Resume support is available to you 24/7. Thanks to a partnership with Resume Target, a professional resume writing service, the Office of Career Services & Pre-Professional Programs is pleased to offer access to career-related information and premium resume templates.

The Office of Career Services & Pre-Professional Programs is here to empower students on their journey. Need help picking a major, defining your goals or translating classroom experience into professional skills? Schedule a time to meet with us!

Do you need to schedule a presentation from The Office of Career Services & Pre-Professional Programs? We are more than happy to talk with you about your needs and present to your students, staff or team. Complete the form and we will arrange a time to support your professional learning needs.


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Graduate & Professional Schools

We know that some of our students will continue their education beyond undergraduate work at Alcorn State University. The Office of Career Services & Pre-Professional Programs’ partners with the academic faculty along with the Pre-professional program to offer opportunities for students. If you are interested in visiting our students, please contact us for more information.